Is this really labor?
One of the most frequently asked question! Hopefully this will help quell your fears.
Burst of Energy Before Labor
A sudden burst of energy or nesting is a commonly talked about sign of labor. Does it happen to everyone? What does it mean and how does it happen?
Did my water break?
A common question among pregnant women is how will you know if your water is broken. Trying to figure out if your bag of water is broken can be tricky, but these simple steps will help you determine if it's your aminotic fluid leaking or something else.
How to Spend Early Labor
How you spend your time in early labor will really help set the tone of your labor and birth experience. The use of this time is very important. Find out some easy ways to enjoy early labor.
I'm dilated - When will my baby be born?
Many moms are told that just because they are a little bit dilated that it means the baby is coming soon. Think again.
How to Time Contractions
The basics of timing contractions for labor and birth.
5 Ways to Get Through a Long Labor
Sometimes labor is longer than the average of 12-18 hours. For optimal outcomes, know how to handle long labors for the health and comfort of mom and baby.
Shaving for Birth
There are a great many discussions about shaving for birth. Is pubic hair an annoyance or a necessity? Is there a benefit in labor or postpartum?
Did you nest before labor? - Burst of Energy
Supposedly before labor you will experience a burst of energy or some form of nesting. Did you nest? Share your story.
How did you spend early labor?
When you were in early labor did you have a plan? What did you do to wile away the time and contractions?
Mucus Plug - When did you lose your mucus plug?
When did you lose your mucus plug? How soon did labor start?
When should I go to the hospital to have my baby?
Trying to decide when to go to the hospital isn't as big of a mystery as it seems. Here are some guidelines to get you there on time.
Is there a right dilation to be when you go to the hospital?
Lots of women want to know if their cervix should be a certain dilation before going to the hospital or staying at the hospital.
Am I in Labor?
The basics of figuring out the age old question.
Baby Starts Labor
An article about how baby starts labor.
How To Tell if You're in Labor
Sometimes you have to wonder if you're just having more Braxton Hicks contractions, or it you are really in labor.